Halleli Abrams Gerber

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Halleli Abrams Gerber is a senior at the Bronx High School of Science in New York. She is the captain of her school’s speech and debate team and the editor-in-chief of her school’s newspaper. She has also had her work published on the jGirls+ and Project Here Now websites. Additionally, she is a founding member of the Moving Traditions teen board, a YouthBridge-NY fellow, and Youth Leadership Council member of the Imogen Foundation. She serves as the community building director of the Jewish Youth Climate Movement, edits for the Life Letters nonprofit, and engages in extensive volunteer work. She loves reading poetry, listening to music, and exploring bookstores with her friends.

Blog Posts

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Reading Beyond Holocaust Literature: Prioritizing Jewish Joy

Halleli Abrams Gerber

Learning about the Shoah became a constant as I explored my local libraries. This sent me the message that Jewishness was inextricably linked to suffering. What if it wasn't?

Topics: Fiction, Holocaust
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Praying for Permanence: Finding My Connection to Faith

Halleli Abrams Gerber

Slowly, I have come to understand that my connection to Judaism doesn’t need to be a linear path. I experience days of doubt, times of radiant joy, and moments of deep guilt.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Halleli Abrams Gerber." (Viewed on May 18, 2024) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/abrams-gerber-halleli>.